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Kintsugi or Kinsukuroi: Broken Things A friend shared with me today the lovely art/idea of Kintsugi (Kinsukuroi).  Kintsugi is the traditional Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with a strong adhesive and then sprinkling the adhesive with gold dust.  The result is that the broken pottery is now mended and in fact even stronger than the original.  Instead of trying to hide the flaws and cracks, they are accentuated and celebrated because they now have become the strongest part of…

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Gyotaku is a unique form of printing that uses freshly caught fish, plants and other aquatic life, to create realistic imprints on cloth or paper. Maybe not with fish tho ...

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The basis of the Japanese painting of Tokugava era is formed by Chinese tradition later enriched with Japanese and European artistic methods. During the period of Chinese school domination, the Kano school was the foremost trend of painting.

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Landscape with sakura branches, fisherman, lake and hills in traditional japanese sumi-e style on vintage watercolor background. Vector illustration. Hieroglyph "harmony"

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